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tomcat

noun tom·cat \ ˈtäm-ˌkat \

Definition of tomcat

: a male domestic cat

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First Known Use of tomcat

1789

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tomcat

verb

Definition of tomcat

: to seek sexual gratification promiscuously : cat often used with around

First Known Use of tomcat

1927

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TOMCAT Defined for English Language Learners

tomcat

Definition of tomcat for English Language Learners

  • : a male cat


TOMCAT Defined for Kids

tomcat

noun tom·cat \ ˈtäm-ˌkat \

Definition of tomcat for Students

: a male cat


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